The Type Ic hypernova SN 2002ap

P.A. Mazzali, J. Deng, K. Maeda, K. Nomoto, H. Umeda, K. Hatano, K. Iwamoto, Y. Yoshii, Y. Kobayashi, T. Minezaki, M. Doi, K. Enya, H. Tomita, Stephen Smartt, K. Kinugasa, H. Kawakita, K. Ayani, K. Kawabata, H. Yamaoka, Y.L. QiuK. Motohara, C.L. Gerardy, R. Fesen, K.S. Kawabata, M. Iye, N. Kashikawa, G. Kosugi, Y. Ohyama, M. Takada-Hidai, G. Zhao, R. Chornock, A.V. Filippenko, S. Benetti, M. Turatto

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Photometric and spectroscopic data of the energetic Type Ic supernova (SN) 2002ap are presented, and the properties of the SN are investigated through models of its spectral evolution and its light curve. The SN is spectroscopically similar to the
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L61-L65
Number of pages5
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Issue number1 II
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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  • Space and Planetary Science

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